Quotes About Usmc

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Josh Rushing
“In the simple moral maxim the Marine Corps teaches

— do the right thing, for the right reason

— no exception exists that says: unless there's criticism or risk. Damn the consequences.”
Josh Rushing, Mission Al-Jazeera: Build a Bridge, Seek the Truth, Change the World

Chris Kyle
“In my experience, Marines are gung ho no matter what. They will all fight to the death. Everyone of them just wants to get out there and kill. They are bad-ass, hard-charging mothers.”
Chris Kyle, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

“Take your time.
Stay away from the easy going.
Never take the same way twice.

Gunny Arndt's rules for successful reconnaissance; Guadalcanal 1942”
GYSGT Charles C. Arndt

Stanley Kubrick
“The purpose of bayonet training is to awaken your killer instincts. The killer instinct will make you strong. If the meek ever inherit the earth the strong will take it away from them. The weak exist to be devoured by the strong. Every Marine must pack his own gear. Every Marine must be the instrument of his own salvation.”
Stanley Kubrick

Gregory Boyington
“Show me a hero and I'll show you a bum.”
Gregory Boyington, Baa Baa Black Sheep

“It takes thousands of bullets to kill an army but one to end a war.”
Michael Martinez
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Sandi Layne
“Then, as now, it was just uncomfortable. Now, as then, it was a lifted chin and a crooked smile that said more than they would ever allow themselves to communicate.”
Sandi Layne, Romantic Interludes

Jason Medina
“We are trained fighting machines. Peace is not an option for us. We’re jarheads. What the hell do we know about peace?”
Jason Medina, No Hope for the Hopeless at Kings Park

“Great Marine commanders, like all great warriors, are able to kill that which they love most -- their men.”
Nathaniel Fick, One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

C.S. Forester
“Yet if he had been asked… if he were happy… He would have admitted readily enough that he was uncomfortable, that he was cold, and badly fed, and venomous; that his clothes were in rags, and his feet and knees and elbows raw and bleeding through much walking and crawling; that he was in ever-present peril of life, and that he really did not expect to survive the adventure he was about to thrust himself into voluntarily, but all this had nothing to do with happiness: that was something he never stopped to think about.”
C.S. Forester

Sandi Layne
“...he couldn't help but wonder what Hannah might have looked like if...he'd answered that question April had asked him years ago.”
Sandi Layne, Romantic Interludes

“The purpose of the bayonet training, Sergeant Gerheim explains, is to awaken our killer instincts. The killer instinct will make us fearless and aggressive, like animals. If the meek ever inherit the earth the strong will take it away from them. The weak exist to be devoured by the strong. Every Marine must pack his own gear. Every Marine must be the instrument of his own salvation. It's hard, but there it is.”
Gustav Hasford, The Short-Timers

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